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Kurt Gerson

Berlijn, – Auschwitz,

Reached the age of 47 years

Occupation: Actor

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About Kurt Gerson

Kurt Gerson, a student of Max Reinhardt, acted in and directed motion pictures in Germany. He was best known by his artist name, Kurt Gerron. Before escaping to the Netherlands in 1935, he acted in many motion pictures and directed several as well, including 'Der liebe Lust und Leid' (1926), 'Der Blaue Engel' (1930), 'Meine Frau die Hochstaplerin' (1931), 'Es wird schon wieder besser' (1932), 'Der…

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Berlin Emigrant

Kurt Gerson aka Gerron lived at Albrecht-Achilles-Str. 8, 4th floor, in Berlin-Wilmersdorf prior to emigrating from Germany. He is also registered in the Berlin Gedenkbuch at the same address as his parents, Paulsborner Str. 77 in Berlin-Wilmersdorf. (Berlin Addressbooks)

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Geliebt verjagt ermordet

Op de cd " Geliebt verjagt ermordet" van het label Buschfunk staat op track 8 een opname van Kurt Gerron met als titel: (Ich bin) Das Nachtgespenst. Overigens is het boek "Terugkeer ongewenst"van Charles Lewinsky gebaseerd op het levensverhaal van Kurt Gerron(Gerson)

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According the German Memorial "Gedenkbuch Opfer der Verfolgung der Juden unter der nationalsozialistischen Gewaltherrschaft in Deutschland 1933-1945", Kurt Gerson would have been deported to Camp Westerbork on 15 December 1943 and from there sent to Theresienstadt on 25 February 1944 and from there to Auschwitz on 28 October 1944. The "Gedenkbuch" shows as date of death ("Todesdatum") 30 October 1…

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